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‘Raging Bull’ boxer Jake LaMotta dead at 95

NEW YORK: Jake LaMotta, the legendary former world middleweight boxing champion whose wild life and times inspired the Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull," has died at age 95, his family announced Wednesday. LaMotta, an iconic figure from boxing's 1950s golden age best known for a brutal six-fight rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson, passed away on Tuesday, the boxer's daughter Christi LaMotta said on Facebook. LaMotta's seventh wife, Denise Baker, told the TMZ.com website that the fighter died in a nursing home following…

Obama awards his final Presidential Medals of Freedom

WASHINGTON: Basketball star Michael Jordan, actor Robert De Niro and music legend Bruce Springsteen were among the 21 people honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday. During a ceremony at the White House President Barack Obama gave out the awards -- the nation's highest civilian honor -- for his last time to a diverse group of sports stars, scientists, artists and philanthropists. "Everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful personal way," Obama said. "It's useful when you think about…